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Osceola Regional Medical Center

Mental Health Technician

Kissimmee, FL, United States
Full-time • Nights (rotating weekends)
Behavioral and Social Work   Job ID: 01323-16600
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SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Osceola Regional Medical Center is a Joint Commission accredited 404-bed hospital that builds on a proud tradition of healthcare excellence in Osceola County, Florida. Osceola Regional is conveniently and centrally located in Heart of Kissimmee only minutes from Orlando, St. Cloud, Celebration and Poinciana.  We are committed to continually enhancing the standard of healthcare by providing services to include: Emergency Care, Trauma Care, Pediatric ER, Heart & Vascular Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center, The Baby Suites maternity care, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Level II, Women’s Services, Behavioral Health, Orthopedics & Spine and a Graduate Medical Education Program. We also expand our care to the community with our freestanding Emergency Department at Hunter’s Creek ER.


Osceola Regional Medical Center is currently seeking a Mental Health Technician to join our Behavioral Health team.  This position will be Full-time and will have rotating weekend requirements.

 

Position Description:

  • Establishes effective rapport with patients and acts as a positive role model for the development of socialization and other skills as needed.

  • Coordinates and participates in group activities and encourages appropriate patient interactions in both individual and group settings.

  • Provides input during team discussions and meetings to assist in developing patient treatment plans.

  • Provides protection and control to ensure patient safety, including maintaining an ongoing awareness of patients whereabouts, escorting patients to activities and other procedures and participating in restraining combative patients as needed.

  • Observes patients to assess progress on a daily basis. Identifies and proactively communicates any changes in patient condition, results, behavior, observations, or complaints and reports to RN/Charge RN/LPN.

  • Takes and accurately records vital signs, height, weight, and other tests as needed, in a timely manner and records all variations from normal and reports to RN/Charge RN/LPN.  Maintains therapeutic environment and assists patients with personal hygiene needs, and activities of daily living.

  • Accurately documents the administration of care in the patient record in a timely manner.

  • Participates in rounding and proactively responds to patient needs to improve patient outcomes and positively impact overall patient experience.

Qualifications

Position Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) is required

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a mental health or healthcare environment.

  • CBHT (Certified Behavioral Health technician) preferred; CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) is required in Geriatric Units.

  • Current BLS through American Heart Association Required within 30 days of hire.

  • Current CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) is required within 60 days of hire.

  • Skills: Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC Skills.

 

 We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Osceola Regional Medical Center, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

•           Student Loan Repayment*

•           Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs*

•           Paid Personal Leave

•           401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)

•           Identity Theft Protection discounts

•           Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

•           Adoption Assistance

•           Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)*

*If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to confirm if this benefit applies to your position

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Behavioral and Social Work
Full-time • Nights (rotating weekends)

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